THE AFRICA CHANNEL announces 20 new primetime series for 2019

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Celebrating a banner year for content acquisitions, The Africa Channel will air a collection of 20 new primetimes series representing premium drama, lifestyle and news programming from Africathroughout the year. In addition, the company will stream over 50 hours of content in support Black History Month on Comcast’s Xfinity platform.  VP, Programming & Acquisitions Karen Juve says, “We have been extremely fortunate to be able to tap into the increasing pool of talent from the continent and beyond, and present world-class content that is bold, diverse and globally appealing to North American audiences.

FOOD & LIFESTYLE SERIES
Cooking with Siba and The Hostess each feature celebrity female chefs one who puts a healthy spin on her favorite recipes, the other who celebrates dining and creative entertaining for food and lifestyle connoisseurs. (Mondays at 7pm and 8pmrespectively).

DRAMA SERIES
iNumber Number (Tuesdays at 9pm) Hard Copy(Wednesdays at 9pm) and High Rollers (Thursdays at 9pm) offer a new spin on street warfare, newsroom drama and high-stake gambling respectively.

DAYTIME SOAP 
Soaps make a return on The Africa Channel with The Wild shot entirely on location at a five-star game lodge, capitalizing on the breathtaking beauty of the African wild as three families challenge each other’s right to the land.

REALITY & DOCU-REALITY SERIES
The Wedding Bash(ers) finds couples willing to put their big day under the scrutiny of celebrity fashion, food, décor and entertainment “experts” in order to win a second honeymoon and other big-ticket prizes. Crimes Uncovered takes viewers through the criminal investigations of true South African crimes through interviews, dramatizations and archive footage as each case unfolds. Both shows premiere this Spring.

 
 

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